Department of Psychiatry and Narcology

  • Postal address

    Tvaika iela, 2

    LV-1005 Rīga


Organization profile

Department of Psychiatry and Narcology is involved in pre and post graduate training in psychiatry of different health care professionals, as well as supervising doctoral students.
Members of the department have participated in numerous research projects, international and local clinical trials, published many referenced articles, presented posters at national and international congresses. 

Main areas of interest and expertise in research:
* Epidemiology, clinical features and risk factors for affective and neurotic disorders in the general population and clinical settings
* Prevalence, risk factors for, clinical features of different types of psychotic disorders
* Suicidal behaviour in the general population and risk factors for suicide attempts/ suicides in clinical settings
* Psychopharmacological treatment of affective and psychotic disorders * Early detection of first episode psychosis and development of early intervention programmes *


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